A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know there is nothing objectionable in this game, which reverses typical fairy-tale roles: Princesses become the rescuers instead of being the ones rescued by princes.
Is It Any Good?
Fairytale Adventure is a good choice for families wanting to encourage bilingual speech because Dora speaks in both English and Spanish. In addition, the software has three fairytale storybooks that can be read aloud. In the game, youngsters play learning activities that teach colors, shapes, counting, and logical reasoning.
Dora and her friends encourage a child's participation by looking out and talking directly to the child. Because the activities are available on three levels of difficulty, the software is replayable. The software offers hints and help when a child is struggling -- a hallmark of good preschool/kindergarten software. The adventure is exciting because Dora interacts with a witch, a dragon, a giant, and even singing stones.
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